According to Bashir Ahmad, the presential adviser on new media, President Muhammadu Buhari has today, formally announced he will seek re-election in 2019.
The President made the announcement this Monday morning at a meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Committee(NEC) which is holding in Abuja.
While the president has long indicated he will seek a second term of four years, this is his first public announcement.
BREAKING: President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019. Details soon…
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) April 9, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: PMB has just announced to APC NEC his intention to run for a second term of office. Alhamdulillah. – Nasir El-Rufai
— Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai (@elrufai) April 9, 2018